Energy & Climate Action

UfM Senior Officials met in Barcelona to finalize the Mediterranean Solar Master Plan and prepare the upcoming Union for the Mediterranean Ministerial Conference on Energy, set to take place in December, 2013.

Barcelona, 5 November, 2013. Senior Officials of the UfM Member States convened, on 4 November 2013, at the headquarters of the Union for the Mediterranean, in Barcelona, at the invitation of the UfM Co-Presidency, the European Union and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The objective of the meeting was to discuss the final version of the Mediterranean Solar Plan – Master Plan, and the...

Rabat, 31 October 2013. The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean participated in the 4th Dii Desert Energy Conference, held in Rabat on 30-31 October, 2013. During the conference, the UfM Secretary General Sijilmassi explained the common objectives existing between the UfM Secretariat and the Desertec Industrial Initiative (Dii) in their long-term strategies, the “Mediterranean Solar Plan” (MSP) and the “Desert Power 2050”.

During his participation in the discussion panel “Policy roundtable discussion: What is the political agenda to establish a market for Renewable Energy in...

While preparations for the official endorsement of the Mediterranean Solar Plan Master Plan during the upcoming UfM Ministerial meeting on Energy take place, UfM Deputy Secretary General for Energy, Teresa Ribeiro, gave a keynote speech on the Mediterranean Solar Plan (MSP) at the closing conference of the PWMSP (Paving the Way for the Mediterranean Solar Plan).

Madrid, 28 August, 2013. Teresa Ribeiro, UfM Deputy Secretary General for Energy, gave a keynote speech on the Mediterranean Solar Plan (MSP) during the Closing Conference of the PWMSP (Paving the Way for the Mediterranean Solar...

Amman, 4 July, 2013. Today, the UfM Deputy Secretary General for Energy, Teresa Ribeiro, held a working meeting with the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, H.E. Malek Kabariti. Discussions focused on the Ministerial Meeting on Energy that will be held in Brussels on 11 December 2013.

It is expected that the Ministerial Meeting on Energy officially endorses the Mediterranean Solar Plan (MSP) Master Plan. The MSP Master Plan will constitute the first comprehensive official strategy document exclusively concerned with region-specific renewable energy...

UfM Senior Officials met at the Dead Sea to advance the preparations of the Mediterranean Solar Plan and prepare the upcoming Union for the Mediterranean’s Ministerial meeting on Energy, foreseen to take place next December, 2013 in Brussels.

Amman, 30th May, 2013. The Ad Hoc UfM Senior Officials Meeting on Energy was held on 29-30 May 2013 in Jordan. The Jordanian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, HE Eng. Malek KABARITI, opened the meeting, which was co-organized and co-chaired by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the European Union, Co-presidencies of the Union for the M...

More than one hundred experts from 20 Euro-Mediterranean countries met at the headquarters of the Union for the Mediterranean to discuss the Draft of the Master Plan, which plans the deployment of an additional 20 GW of renewable energy capacities by 2020 as well as the large development of energy efficiency.

Barcelona, 22 February, 2013. – The Joint Committee of National Experts for the Mediterranean Solar Plan (MSP), a flagship UfM initiative aiming at promoting renewable energies and energy efficiency in UfM countries, met from 19 to 21 February in Barcelona at the initiative of the UfM...